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for president. >> president barack obama is saying that he is the leader who can bring america out of its economic problems. we have more on the president's address to dnc delegates. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president barack obama that spoke last night was very different than state senator oboma who spoke in 2004 and candidate obama in 2008. off of the bat he said that times have changed and so have i. his message of hope and change was there, but it clearly evolved after four years in the oval office. >> eight years later that hope has been tested by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crisis in history and by political gridlock that left us wondering if it is still possible to tackle it. now, i won't pretend that the path i'm offering is quick or easy. i never have. you didn't elect me to tell me what you wanted to hear, you elected me to tell you the truth. [ applause ] the truth is, it will take more than a few years if us to solve challenges that have built up over decades, but know this, america, our problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. t
ladies took center stage in campaign 2012. michele obama addressed delegates at the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. >> she made the pitch for the president personal telling americans they can trust her husband. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: michele obama had everyone on the convention floor on their feet. >> i love michele obama. i love her. >> reporter: some had tears in their eyes as mrs. obama spoke passionately about her husband. >> i have seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> reporter: she says this president is a man whose upbringing and family values means he'll look out for all americans. >> whether it comes to rebuilding our economy, barack obama is thinking about folks like my dad and like his grandmother. that's why he cuts taxes for working families and small businesses and fought to get the auto industry back on its feet. >> reporter: while the first lady stayed mostly away from politics, keynote speaker julian castro dove right in. he got the crowd here fired up when he answered t
:09. back to you, mike and andrea. >> thank you, monika. >>> president obama called the presidents of libya and egypt and urged them to help protect american diplomats. this as some brand new protests were reported within the last hour outside the american embassy in yemen. >> the first series of protests for state -- four state department workers were killed including u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. kristin fisher is in our satellite center with more on that investigation and the latest on the attack in yemen. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. the big news this morning is of course the fact that another u.s. embassy could be in trouble. the embassy in yemen. we're just getting word that protesters have stormed the compound but they have not entered the building or any of the offices. so far no reports of any u.s. diplomatic personnel being injured. but of course we saw all too quickly yesterday how quickly these things can spiral out of control. also overnight, the u.s. embassy in egypt seeing more protests. overnight egyptian police clashed with protesters outside the
. >>> president owe boom ma got his most pour -- obama got his most powerful endorsement yet. former president bill clinton enthralled the audience of delegates. >> he delivered an impassioned speech about why he believes president obama deserves a second term. kristin fisher has the highlights. she joins us live this morning. >> reporter: good morning. bill clinton was classic bill clinton last night. he ignored the teleprompter. he improvised lines and even though he shockingly took the stage early, he still ran late. he delivered a 48-minute long prime time speech. that's longer than his infamous convention keynote address back in 1998. but you know what? the delegates loved it. >> no president, no president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. when congressman ryan looked into that tv camera and attacked president obama's medicare savings as, quote, the biggest, coldest, power play, i didn't know whether to laugh or cry. because that $716 billion is exactly to the dollar the same amount of medicare savings th
and then yesterday the republicans are calling that proof that president obama's policies are not working. >> the number two man on the ticket offer their answers to this. >> the. can say a lot of things and he will. but he can't tell you that you're better off. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> first lady michele owe bam pa will take the podium tonight -- obama will take the proceedup tonight. while she remains popular, polls show her husband is in danger of losing north carolina, a state he won in 2008. >>> students in d.c. and maryland returned to school last month. today is the first day most students in northern virginia start the 2012, 2013 school year. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live in lorton where the buses will be rolling into a brand new school this morning. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. they'll be rolling in just over two hours. the opening bell here at south county middle school, a brand new building. opening bell is right around 7:55. so t
, monika. >>> president obama will make a stop in southeast virginia tomorrow. he'll be making his way to the democratic national convention in charlotte. >> indeed. he'll speak in norfolk, the same area where republican mitt romney introduced paul ryan as his running mate last month. susan mcginnis has the latest from campaign 2012. >> reporter: president obama continues his march to charlotte with a campaign stop in ohio today. but a member of the republican ticket will reach north carolina first. vice presidential candidate paul ryan campaigns in greenville today and will come armed with one question. are you better off today than you were four years ago? >> the president needs to explain why he didn't do what he said he was going to do. >> reporter: democrats say let's not forget just how bad things were four years ago. >> in the quarter before the. took office, we lost three million jobs. our country was bleeding. our financial system was on the verge of collapse. we were passing bank bailouts to ensure that our system could stay afloat. that's what was happening before the presid
with president obama's motorcade. motorcycle officer bruce st. laurent was helping shut down a road yesterday when a pickup truck driver hit him. >>> the world's most active volcano is at it again. two photographs captured these beautiful images of the volcano in hawaii just as red hot lava poured into the pacific. crashing waves turned into clouds of steam. photographs say they stood waist deep in 110-degree water just to get these pictures. >>> the buzz over rg iii's start with the redskins. >>> in today's buddy check, a local pharmacist uses her own breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to help her customers. >>> and howard says we are headed back into the 80s. a look at the 7-day forecast at 5:15, stay with us. >>> good morning and welcome back to 9news now. it is 5:14 on this monday and it is a good monday for redskins fans and a good monday for anyone who loves fall. and the weather is starting to feel that way. >> you may need a little wrap this morning, a sweatshirt or something. we have lots of 50s in the suburbs and a beautiful afternoon. if you have got the day off today, hats off
ambassador stevens but was interrupted by a heck letter. he went on to criticize obama's foreign policy. >>> first lady michele obama spoke to supporters at mary washington university in fredricksburg. she told the audience the president needs four more years to complete what he started. >>> today maryland's public service commission will conclude its hearing into this summer's derecho storm. after traveling around the state last month to hear from utility customers, now members are asking pepco and other power companies how they can avoid week-long outages after major storms. thursday bge officials said in order to restore power within 24 hours, the whole power system would have to be redesigned. >>> the time right now is 5:05. i am watching your money. there is a lot of economic news on the agenda this morning, but the reports are not likely to overshadow the federal reserve's new bond buying program. checking the numbers from wall street, the dow stands this morning at 13,539. check this out. 206-point rally yesterday after the fed announcement. the nasdaq was up by 41 points. and th
. meanwhile, president obama and the first lady visited arlington national cemetery tuesday. mrs. obama will make a campaign stop tomorrow in fredricksburg. >>> she was one of the first black women to enter the u.s. military. >> now she's 105. there's alice dickinson and she still has the fighting spirit. we are going to take you to her birthday celebration coming up next. >> they are informing joe citizen about the issues and influencing what becomes law on capitol hill. oh, yeah, they're creating jobs right here in the district. we have a cup of coffee with the founder of a red hot start- up in d.c. that's coming up at 6:12. you're watching 9news now. >>> good morning. >> welcome back. one of the first african- american women to serve in the u.s. army has passed a big milestone. she turned 105. >> anny hong found alice to be a woman of life, laughter and wisdom. >> god has been good to me, very g. he left me with a few marbles. >> reporter: more than a few many would say. spumpgy, feisty and -- spunky, feisty and sharp as a talk. alice dickinson shows no signs of slowing down. she's t
from president bush to president obama, people have accused elected officials of using these anniversaries for political gain, especially during a presidential campaign. there's also the sense that after the big ten-year anniversary last year, perhaps it's time to scale back these big commemorative events and allow the victims's families have more privacy, more intimacy. so this year politicians have been banned from speaking at the ground zero ceremony and that includes president obama. instead he will be meeting with soldiers at walter reed. he will also be attending a private ceremony at the pentagon memorial. >> americans across the country will take a moment to reflect upon the events of september 11, 2001, and all that our country has been through together since then. >> reporter: it was 11 years ago this morning that that third plane crashed into the pentagon at 9:37 a.m. at that exact moment this morning, there will be a moment of silence at arlington national cemetery. there will also be that private ceremony that the president will be attending at the pentagon
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